Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
"'Madonna's child' ... was professedly but an excerpt from the second of the four cantos, of which a poem, to be entitled 'The human tragedy' will eventually consist. 'Rome or death!' will form the third canto of the same work; but only in that sense is the one a continuation of the other."--Pref